Timothy Thomas Ryan
July 5, 1899
Bayonne, New Jersey, United States
|Died||October 22, 1956 57) (aged|
Los Angeles, California, United States
(m. 1922;div. 1942)
Timothy Thomas Ryan (July 5, 1899 – October 22, 1956) was an American performer and film actor. Ryan was born in Bayonne, New Jersey on July 5, 1899 to Edward and Hannah (McGeehan) Ryan.
He teamed with wife Irene Ryan, who later played Granny on The Beverly Hillbillies , as "Tim and Irene,"an act who performed on Broadway, in films and on radio. They appeared in short films for Educational Pictures in the mid-1930s based on their vaudeville act. The Ryans were married from 1922 to 1942. Even after their divorce in 1942, the couple occasionally worked together.
In the 1940s, Ryan acted in films and wrote screenplays at Monogram Pictures. He appeared in film roles as policemen, newspaper editors and detectives.
Ryan died in Los Angeles on October 22, 1956 at the age of 57.
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